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posted by rr(R) Homepage E-mail, Berlin, Germany, 04.05.2019, 19:50

> I built https://www.rarlab.com/rar/unrarsrc-4.2.4.tar.gz using
> GCC 8.20. A version for testing is available from
> https://www.bttr-software.de/tmp/unrar424dos.zip.

Hi!

Today I had no problems to extract a 800 MB archive I created using RAR 2.50 for DOS back in 2008.
I also extracted an archive created using (command-line) WinRAR 5.71 x86. (As this is UNRAR 4.2x I'm unable to extract archives in RAR 5.0 format. So one has to use rar a -ma4 archive files when creating new archives on Windows/Linux/...)

Extraction was done in vanilla MS-DOS 6.22 running inside Virtual PC 2007.

Did anyone else try?

 

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